Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust

Fountains Abbey
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Cistercian abbey, Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Sacred space

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £13.00 / Child: £6.50 / Family: £32.50 / Group: £10.60
Free for National Trust and English Heritage members.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

30 years of World Heritage Site Exhibition

  • 16 April — 29 June 2016 *on now

There's lots to discover about the estate and why we have this prestigious status.

Accessibility: Please note there are steps leading up to the entrance of Fountains Hall.

Suitable for

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/93ea34dc-4ddc-48f4-b20c-956925869a69/pages/details

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Going Digital Part 1- Photography Workshop

  • 8 May 2016

Explore your Camera Part 1: If you've been using your camera on Auto or trying various settings with mixed results, this workshop will give you a solid foundation in photography.

For more information about the workshops and to book visit www.goingdigital.co.uk or ring 07802 454637.

Suitable for

Admission

£85 per person

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/b5d429a3-af30-4061-90de-d9ef4f75b884/pages/details

Folly!

  • 23 April — 30 October 2016 *on now

Follow paths through the water garden to the Banqueting House and Temple of Piety this year to see visual magic of the most extraordinary kind by internationally renowned artist Mat Collishaw.

His works echo stories from the garden's past, creating beautiful illusions designed to trick your eyes.
Commissioned in partnership with Blain Southern.

Suitable for

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/56bd6c89-396d-42fa-826f-dc986874b3bc/pages/details

Herbal habits and folk fables

  • 20 May 2016 11:30am-1pm

Unlock the secrets of our hidden herb garden and find out how the monks used common plants in their everyday life.

Suitable for

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/f26e581f-113f-4e78-8ac3-01e81156111b/pages/details

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Estate Trails

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-fountainsabbeyandstudleyroyalwatergarden.htm

Follow the various paths, including the Under the Bridges water trail, around the estate to discover the landscapes making up this World Heritage Site. An Abbey audio tour is also available.

How to obtain

Call 01765 608888 or email fountainsenquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust
Fountains Abbey
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 3DY
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey

E-mail

fountainsenquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01765 608888

Fax

01765 601002

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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